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One Book, One Community Events Explore the Immigrant Experience
A locally produced play and a panel discussion on the local impact of “Dreamers” expand on themes of this year’s One Book selection.
Inspirational Chorale 40th Anniversary Celebration Week and Concert
After months of planning, the U of A Inspirational Chorale 40th Anniversary Celebration starts this week. The five-day celebration includes receptions, workshops, an alumni celebration chorus, major guest artists, tailgating and more.
Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative to Host Emerson Fellows
Two Emerson National Hunger Fellows will work on Native American food policy issues while placed at the University of Arkansas.
U of A Interdisciplinary Team Receives Grant to Fund Transition Education
The faculty will also create a graduate certificate and work with schools and communities to improve services for youth with disabilities.
One Book, One Community Hosts Play Based on Local Latin/x Experiences
Latin/x Youth Theatre Project returns with two expanded, encore performances of FOLLOW ME@TIO SAM, Oct 19 and 20.
Chavez to Speak on HIV-Positive Immigration Ban as Part of Southern Colloquium on Rhetoric
The Department of Communication will host Karma Chavez, associate professor of Mexican American & Latina/o Studies at the University of Texas, as part of its distinguished lecture series on Thursday, Oct. 5.
Teacher of the Year Gives U of A Students Tips on Culturally Responsive Teaching
Alumna Courtney Cochran, the Arkansas Teacher of the Year designated by the Arkansas Department of Education, spoke with students in the education class Understanding Culture in the Classroom.
City Asks for Survey Participation and Public Input for Welcoming Fayetteville Plan
Fayetteville is asking for opinions via a survey and campus workshop about its Welcoming Fayetteville Plan, which will focus on integration of new Americans into Fayetteville.
New Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion Assumes U of A Duties
Murphy-Erby has plans to facilitate existing diversity programs, long term goal of achieving total campus engagement.
School of Social Work Collaborates on Child Savings Account Program to Benefit Marshallese Community
The University of Arkansas is working with the Economic Opportunity Agency and the Arkansas Treasurer's Office to create college investing plans for children in the Marshallese community.